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Stacey Mei Yan Fong has been baking her way across the United States: Clockwise from upper left, a baked Alaska pie, Utah's funeral potato pie, Nevada's all you can eat buffet pie, South Carolina's peach pie, Ohio's buckeye pie, Iowa's s'mores pie, Missouri's frozen custard pie, and Minnesota's corn dog casserole pie. Stacey Mei Yan Fong hide caption

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An Ode, À La Mode: 1 Baker Savors America, Creating 50 Pies For 50 States

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An employee at Grand Traverse Pie Co. in Michigan makes cherry pies. The company has been shipping pies since 1998, when people still had to phone in their orders. Beryl Striewski/Grand Traverse Pie Co. hide caption

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Though the filling is not actually totally transparent, the name of the pie has stuck around since it first appeared in Kentucky newspapers in the 1890s. J. Tyler Franklin/WFPL hide caption

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For Barrow Street Theatre, pie shells are baked and filled with the chicken and vegetables, cooked in a little white truffle butter, then sprinkled with truffle zest. Joan Marcus hide caption

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In NYC, 'Sweeney Todd' Baker Serves Up Some Bloody Good Pies

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The Science Behind Baking Your Perfect Pie (Happy Pi Day)

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There are so many opportunities to screw up pumpkin pie. But done right, it can win friends and influence people. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Perfect Pumpkin Pie: One Woman's Quest For Custard, Crust — And Glory

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Once A Hard Sell, Wal-Mart's Patti LaBelle Pies Fly Off Shelves

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